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Best trails in Boney Mountain State Wildemess

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Explore the most popular trails in Boney Mountain State Wildemess with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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#1 - Guadalasco Trail
Boney Mountain State Wildemess
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 6 h
#2 - Backbone Trail: Mishe Mokwa to Ray Miller
Boney Mountain State Wildemess
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Length: 16.3 mi • Est. 8 h 1 m
As of March 2019, The Backbone Trail has reopened with the exception of Yerba Buena Road to Mishe Mokwa TH AND from Kanan TH east to Corral Canyon TH.Show more
#3 - Boney Ridge Traverse
Boney Mountain State Wildemess
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Length: 9.9 mi • Est. 6 h 14 m
This hike is a great adventure with a wide diversity of spectacular scenery. The trail heads down the abandoned Serrano Rd to the signed Serrano Valley Loop trail on your right. You will have stunning views of the valley and Boney mountain along the way. At about 3.5 miles, you will reach a T junction, bear right on Old Boney trail for .9 miles, then at another junction stay pointed east on the Backbone trail. As you gain elevation the views and rock formations get progressively more impressive. Continue to a signed junction at the 8 mile mark, and head left towards Split Rock and the Mishe Mokwa trail. Enjoy a break at Split rock and look for Balanced Rock above echo cliffs on the way to the car. The route finding on this hike is a bit challenging. You should pick up the Tom Harrison trail map of the Santa Monica Mountains West. You may also want to take the Mishe Mokwa and Serrano Canyon hikes first before attempting this route.Show more